Briar Bottom Bicycle TR 1006
This bicycle trail circles around the Briar Bottom Group Campground and runs through a hemlock stand beside the South Toe River.
Total Length: 0.6 mile
Total Elevation Change: None
Degree of Difficulty: Easy
Beginning Point: Black Mountain Campground
Ending Point: Black Mountain Campground
Average Hiking Time: 1hour (one way)
Amount of Use: Heavy
Blaze Color: Yellow
Area Trail Map: South Toe River, Mount Mitchell & Big Ivy Trail Maps
USGS Quad Maps: Celo and Marion West
From Burnsville, go east on US 19E for about 4.3 miles. Turn right onto NC 80. After 0.6 mile turn right again to stay on NC 80. Follow this road for 11.6 miles. After passing Mt. Mitchell Golf Course, turn right onto South Toe River Road (NFSR 472). Road quickly changes to gravel. At Y intersection, go right towards Black Mountain Campground. Across from the entrance of Black Mountain Campground is the trail head parking. Follow trail through the campground towards Briar Bottom Group Campground.